About Us

Meet the Team

Matthew Okimoto

Mostly known in SoCal for being a founder of the SoCal Circuit, with multiple Top 4's and 1st place finishes throughout the season and claiming the title of SoCal Circuit Champion in the final tournament! He enjoys bringing the community together, brewing decks, & discussing card choices. If you attend any event that he is at don't forget to stop by, say hi and maybe even jam some games in!

Kyle McGinty
Kyle has two top 8 national finishes in TCG’s. His first was with Wow TCG, his second with FFTCG. He currently works on HEX TCG. You could say he follows his passion to the fullest. Luckily, we have his passion helping Meta Potion.

Dan Nguyen

Dan is a full time game play analyst for Hearthstone and brings a lot of that analytical skill to Final Fantasy TCG. He was able to reach 10th at the first US Nationals and was Champion of the Meta Potion Circuit Championship Season 1. His opinions are his own and do not represent Blizzard Entertainment.


Thomas Nguyen

Thomas is one of the editors for the MetaPotion. Mostly playing competitively in the Northern California scene, Thomas has had some successes winning a few MetaPotion / The Break Zone events and placing top 8 in a number of others. Thomas also placed 22nd at the first National tournament held in LA (September 2017). Thomas loves his control/value decks and you can bet that if Heroic Lulu can be used, it’ll be included.

Brian Burckley

Over the past year Brian has developed a passion for the Final Fantasy TCG and community. He managed to top 8 in his first tournament at the Tier 1 SoCal Circuit. Since then, he has been hooked. He got second place at the California Petite Cup after going undefeated in Swiss. He is happy to be a part of Meta Potion and the incredible FFTCG community.

Matthew Rice

Known for playing decks with the aggressive play style, normally of the Fire element, with 10+ years in the TCG industry, Matt is passionate about any game he touches and wants to be the best he can.  He is constantly brewing, testing, improving, and giving his all for the community. Matt who is known more by the name "Rice" is a welcomed part of the Meta Potion family and looks to combine his background and experience to further push the entire team to the next level!

Team Accomplishments

Square Enix Official Events

  • North American Nationals 2017: Top 8
  • California Petit Cup: Top 2
  • Boston Crystal Cup: 1st place & Top 8
  • Toronto Crystal Cup: Top 4 & Top 16
  • SoCal Crystal Cup: Top 4 & Top 16
  • Sealed Indianapolis Crystal Cup: 10th
  • Constructed Indianapolis Crystal Cup: Top 8
  • Local Qualifer @ TDK (37 man): Top 8
  • Local Qualifier @ Brute Force (29 man): Top 8
  • Local Qualifier @ Darkside (17man): Top 8

Community Ran Events

  • Summoner Series - Ifrit - Las Vegas: 1st place & Top 4
  • Summoner Series - Ifrit - Florida: Top 8
  • Summoner Series - Ramuh - San Jose: Top 4
  • Meta Potion Championship Season 1: 1st place & Top 8
  • Meta Potion Championship Season 2: 1st place & Top 8
  • Meta Potion Championship Season 3: 1st place & Top 8
  • The Break Zone Circuit Championship Season 1: Top 4